Doctor of Business Administration / Organizational Leadership
Northcentral University

Program Details

Take command in your company, nonprofit, government agency or other workplace, and maximize efficiency across operations with this online DBA in Organizational Leadership.  At Northcentral, you’ll benefit from a unique 1:1 learning platform, as you work through this research-based program.  You’ll combine your research with theory to discover the best practices in leadership to apply in business, managing both people and processes.  This online doctorate incorporates elements of educational theory and is ideal for middle and upper management, as well as military personnel.  Specialization electives may include:

  • Ethical Leadership
  • Leader as Coach
  • Building Organizational Capacity
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation


Must have a conferred master's degree from an accredited academic institution. In addition, there are two options for entry:

  • Direct entry: Master’s program must be in a generalized business area such as business management or business administration OR a specialized business area (e.g., Master of Finance, Master of Human Resources Management) AND an undergraduate degree in business
  • Evaluation track: Individuals not meeting the direct entry requirements must have their transcripts evaluated to determine if previous coursework meets some or all of the Standard Curriculum requirements.

Special Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation Statement

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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